Concerts & Events

47th Annual Concert Season: 2023-2024

For 46 concert seasons, the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra has been proud and privileged to provide classical and popular musical performances for our region. The 2023-2024 season will provide the following concerts, held in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Northern Illinois University Music Building.

Concerts with a * will include a pre-concert lecture, in a room near the concert hall, at 6:30 pm.


*Fall Concert: Gems of the 20th Century | Saturday, October 14, 2023 | 7:30pm

“The Star-Spangled Banner” – John Stafford Smith, arr. Walter Damroach

Dances of Galánta (Galántai Táncok) – Zoltán Kodály

Orawa – Wojciech Kilar

Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op 47 – Dmitri Shostakovich


FREE Halloween Concerts | Monday, October 30, 2023 | 5:30 and 7:30pm

No tickets are required for these family-friendly concerts.

Featuring Halloween favorites including:

“In the Hall of the Mountain King” by Edvard Grieg

Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saëns

Selections from Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber


Holiday Pops: Winter Wonderland | Friday, December 8, 2023 | 7:00pm

and Sunday, December 10, 2023 | 2:00pm


*Arthur D. Montzka Memorial Concert | Saturday, March 2, 2024 | 7:30pm


Spring Pops: A Tribute to John Williams | Saturday, March 23, 2024 | 7:30pm


*Spring Concert: A Taste of Italy | Saturday, May 4, 2024 | 7:30pm


Season tickets are available now!

Note: Changes in programs, dates, times, and location of concerts will be posted at this website.

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